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Alcohol believed to be involved in crash that injures two

On Sunday, May 20, at approximately 5:27 a.m., the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a one vehicle rollover in the area of 104th Street and 181st Ave, south of the City of Verndale.

When emergency personnel arrived, they located two injured occupants inside one vehicle that was severely damaged.  The driver was identified as John Robinson, age 29, of Valley City, N.D. and the passenger was identified as Joshua McKenna, age 30, of Brampton, N.D.  Both were transported to Tri-County Hospital.  Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash. 

This case is pending investigation.

The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Wadena Police Department, Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Verndale Fire Department, Verndale First Responders, Tri-County Ambulance and North Memorial Air Care.